The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 533 401 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 6.87% 5.90% 5.81%
As % of the System Software category 58.25% 50.38% 54.19%
Number of salaries quoted 466 320 470
Average salary £32,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,525 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Active Directory
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
915 796 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.79% 11.71% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 734 621 842
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the East of England

Active Directory
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +5 162 £41,000 +28.12% 11
Essex +9 132 £35,000 -6.66% 8
Cambridgeshire -2 130 £27,500 -15.38% 20
Bedfordshire +7 50 £35,000 -3.44% 7
Suffolk +17 39 £27,000 -16.92% 3
Norfolk +19 31 £30,000 +25.00% 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 843 (80.52%) Windows
2 619 (59.12%) Microsoft
3 379 (36.20%) MS Exchange
4 376 (35.91%) VMware
5 319 (30.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 312 (29.80%) MS Excel
7 275 (26.27%) DNS
8 271 (25.88%) Firewall
9 241 (23.02%) VMware Infrastructure
10 240 (22.92%) MS Office
11 238 (22.73%) ITIL
12 229 (21.87%) Cisco
13 226 (21.59%) Citrix
14 214 (20.44%) Windows Server 2012
15 211 (20.15%) Microsoft Certification
16 194 (18.53%) DHCP
17 183 (17.48%) Windows 7
18 164 (15.66%) SQL Server
19 162 (15.47%) SAN
20 155 (14.80%) Exchange Server 2010
21 152 (14.52%) TCP/IP
22 145 (13.85%) Linux
22 145 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
23 143 (13.66%) Windows XP
24 142 (13.56%) SQL
24 142 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2007
25 136 (12.99%) WAN
26 122 (11.65%) LAN
27 121 (11.56%) Hyper-V
28 118 (11.27%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 379 (36.20%) MS Exchange
2 155 (14.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 142 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 100 (9.55%) IIS
5 96 (9.17%) SharePoint
6 76 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 76 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 65 (6.21%) Lync
8 27 (2.58%) Apache
9 26 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 12 (1.15%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.96%) IBM Notes
11 10 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (0.96%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (0.86%) JBoss
13 8 (0.76%) WorkSite
14 7 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
14 7 (0.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 7 (0.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 312 (29.80%) MS Excel
2 240 (22.92%) MS Office
3 9 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.57%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.19%) MS Project
6 2 (0.19%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.096%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.67%) RiskWrite
4 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.096%) Magento
6 1 (0.096%) Maximo
6 1 (0.096%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.096%) CA Clarity
6 1 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 54 (5.16%) Office 365
2 45 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (2.29%) SaaS
5 21 (2.01%) PaaS
6 17 (1.62%) IaaS
7 8 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.76%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.48%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 275 (26.27%) DNS
2 271 (25.88%) Firewall
3 194 (18.53%) DHCP
4 162 (15.47%) SAN
5 152 (14.52%) TCP/IP
6 136 (12.99%) WAN
7 122 (11.65%) LAN
8 114 (10.89%) VPN
9 92 (8.79%) VoIP
10 44 (4.20%) Internet
11 35 (3.34%) MPLS
12 34 (3.25%) FTP
12 34 (3.25%) NAS
13 31 (2.96%) Wireless
14 28 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
15 24 (2.29%) iSCSI
16 22 (2.10%) VLAN
17 17 (1.62%) SMTP
18 16 (1.53%) OSPF
19 15 (1.43%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 49 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (3.15%) Oracle Database
4 24 (2.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 18 (1.72%) RDBMS
5 18 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 15 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (1.05%) Big Data
8 9 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (0.67%) MySQL
11 6 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.29%) NonStop SQL
13 3 (0.29%) Text Mining
13 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.096%) Crystal Reports
15 1 (0.096%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (0.57%) Visual Studio
1 6 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.48%) Subversion
2 5 (0.48%) Ant
3 3 (0.29%) Hudson
3 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.19%) JUnit
4 2 (0.19%) MSI
4 2 (0.19%) LabVIEW
4 2 (0.19%) Maven
4 2 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
General
1 117 (11.17%) Finance
2 38 (3.63%) Retail
3 33 (3.15%) Manufacturing
4 28 (2.67%) Law
5 22 (2.10%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.43%) Banking
7 14 (1.34%) Back Office
7 14 (1.34%) Legal
8 10 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (0.76%) Advertising
10 6 (0.57%) Electronics
11 5 (0.48%) Publishing
12 4 (0.38%) Automotive
13 3 (0.29%) Military
13 3 (0.29%) Local Government
14 2 (0.19%) Marketing
14 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 222 (21.20%) Analyst
2 194 (18.53%) Support Engineer
3 141 (13.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 108 (10.32%) IT Support
5 105 (10.03%) Support Analyst
6 103 (9.84%) Administrator
7 77 (7.35%) Service Analyst
8 76 (7.26%) Service Desk Analyst
9 64 (6.11%) Network Engineer
10 63 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
11 62 (5.92%) Architect
11 62 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support
12 50 (4.78%) 2nd Line Support
13 46 (4.39%) Consultant
14 43 (4.11%) Desktop Support
15 41 (3.92%) IT Support Engineer
16 39 (3.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 37 (3.53%) Help Desk Support
17 37 (3.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 36 (3.44%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.15%) Web Services
2 24 (2.29%) .NET
2 24 (2.29%) J2EE
2 24 (2.29%) Middleware
3 15 (1.43%) HTML
3 15 (1.43%) XML
4 14 (1.34%) COM
4 14 (1.34%) CSS
5 11 (1.05%) SAML
6 9 (0.86%) X-Windows
7 8 (0.76%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.57%) LAMP
8 6 (0.57%) jQuery
9 5 (0.48%) RESTful
10 4 (0.38%) Application Packaging
10 4 (0.38%) WCF
10 4 (0.38%) XMPP
10 4 (0.38%) SOAP
10 4 (0.38%) XSD
10 4 (0.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 89 (8.50%) Blackberry
2 68 (6.49%) Clustering
3 62 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (2.77%) Mathematics
5 22 (2.10%) Open Source
6 21 (2.01%) Computer Science
7 19 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
8 16 (1.53%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.15%) PKI
10 11 (1.05%) Replication
10 11 (1.05%) Statistics
11 8 (0.76%) iPhone
12 7 (0.67%) iPad
12 7 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.67%) PDA
12 7 (0.67%) Thin Client
12 7 (0.67%) Fat Client
13 6 (0.57%) Handset
13 6 (0.57%) CMDB
14 5 (0.48%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 843 (80.52%) Windows
2 319 (30.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 214 (20.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 183 (17.48%) Windows 7
5 145 (13.85%) Linux
5 145 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 143 (13.66%) Windows XP
7 74 (7.07%) Windows 8
8 52 (4.97%) UNIX
9 39 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (2.58%) Android
11 26 (2.48%) Windows 2000
12 25 (2.39%) Windows Vista
13 20 (1.91%) CentOS
14 16 (1.53%) Windows Phone
15 15 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
16 14 (1.34%) Apple iOS
17 10 (0.96%) Solaris
18 8 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
19 6 (0.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (22.73%) ITIL
2 73 (6.97%) Disaster Recovery
3 66 (6.30%) Project Management
4 63 (6.02%) Asset Management
5 58 (5.54%) Service Delivery
6 56 (5.35%) Migration
7 42 (4.01%) E-Commerce
8 39 (3.72%) Service Management
9 38 (3.63%) Incident Management
9 38 (3.63%) Mentoring
10 32 (3.06%) Load Balancing
10 32 (3.06%) Identity Management
11 31 (2.96%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (2.87%) PRINCE2
12 30 (2.87%) Change Control
13 27 (2.58%) Performance Tuning
14 26 (2.48%) Change Management
15 24 (2.29%) Enterprise Architecture
15 24 (2.29%) Time Management
16 23 (2.20%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 142 (13.56%) SQL
2 75 (7.16%) PowerShell
3 30 (2.87%) C
4 25 (2.39%) Java
4 25 (2.39%) Perl
4 25 (2.39%) Python
5 24 (2.29%) C#
5 24 (2.29%) VBScript
6 18 (1.72%) JavaScript
6 18 (1.72%) T-SQL
7 17 (1.62%) Shell Script
8 12 (1.15%) PHP
9 10 (0.96%) VB
9 10 (0.96%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.57%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.38%) C++
12 3 (0.29%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 2 (0.19%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.19%) Jython
13 2 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 211 (20.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 118 (11.27%) MCSE
3 107 (10.22%) Degree
4 102 (9.74%) MCITP
5 101 (9.65%) Cisco Certification
6 76 (7.26%) MCP
7 70 (6.69%) CCNA
8 68 (6.49%) MCSA
9 47 (4.49%) CCNP
10 45 (4.30%) Security Cleared
11 43 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 42 (4.01%) ITIL Certification
13 34 (3.25%) SC Cleared
14 28 (2.67%) MCTS
15 22 (2.10%) VCP5
16 15 (1.43%) CISSP
17 14 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
17 14 (1.34%) RHCE
18 13 (1.24%) A+ Certification
19 12 (1.15%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (7.93%) SLA
2 13 (1.24%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.38%) QA
4 1 (0.096%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.096%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 241 (23.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 121 (11.56%) Hyper-V
3 79 (7.55%) VMware ESX
4 76 (7.26%) vSphere
5 54 (5.16%) XenApp
6 46 (4.39%) XenDesktop
7 25 (2.39%) Terminal Services
8 21 (2.01%) vCloud
9 17 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 9 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
12 9 (0.86%) XenServer
13 8 (0.76%) Xen
13 8 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
14 6 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
15 5 (0.48%) Firmware
16 4 (0.38%) MetaFrame
16 4 (0.38%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 90 (8.60%) SCCM
2 52 (4.97%) Backup Exec
3 44 (4.20%) SCOM
4 28 (2.67%) NetBackup
4 28 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (1.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 9 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 9 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (0.67%) Tivoli
7 7 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (0.67%) SCOrch
8 6 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.57%) Puppet
9 5 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 5 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (0.48%) ZENworks
9 5 (0.48%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 5 (0.48%) WSUS
10 4 (0.38%) Novell Identity Manager
10 4 (0.38%) SCSM
Vendors
1 619 (59.12%) Microsoft
2 376 (35.91%) VMware
3 229 (21.87%) Cisco
4 226 (21.59%) Citrix
5 82 (7.83%) HP
6 66 (6.30%) Symantec
7 55 (5.25%) Oracle
8 32 (3.06%) Dell
9 31 (2.96%) Red Hat
10 30 (2.87%) Sophos
11 29 (2.77%) IBM
12 26 (2.48%) Apple
13 25 (2.39%) EMC
14 24 (2.29%) SAP
14 24 (2.29%) Veritas
15 21 (2.01%) SolarWinds
16 20 (1.91%) Mitel
17 16 (1.53%) CheckPoint
18 13 (1.24%) Lotus
18 13 (1.24%) NetApp
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £17,000-£18,000pa + bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum £32,000 - £38,000 + Great company be
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + travel + expenses
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits & overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £1.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Salary: £23k - 29k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Circa £20,000pa
Posted: 5 days ago